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Cigar City Forgotten Island



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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Forgotten Island is aged in Appleton rum barrels, originating from Jamaica. This distillery makes the oldest barrel-aged rum in the world. The barrel lends notes of vanilla, molasses, orange peel, cocoa, brown sugar, nutmeg, hazelnut, apricot and peach. This plethora of flavors and aromas from the rum barrels intermingles with banana, clove, cinnamon, fig, plum and brown sugar aromatics and flavors from the quadrupel, creating a crescendo of elegance in a long flavorful finale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BiiruBierBeer (488) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Nice malty smell. Taste is way too sweet and boozy. Not a fan of this at all. Medium body with low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle shared during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Pours deep brown with a frothy mocha topping. Lots of bready malts in this one, meaty caramel, toffee, rich fruits. Full bodied, a little syrupy, with fine carbonation. Sugary and bready on the finish with some liquefied fruits. Somewhat tasty but just way too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (2776) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Brown with light tan head. Aromas of rum, dark fruit. Tastes of same. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (2709) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Dark red-brown with minimal head and no lacing. Feel: Full, slick, sticky and syrupy. Too much like a medicinal syrup. Disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2837) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Pours a deep brown from the bottle with little to no head or lace. Aroma of big sweetness and spice, hint of apple, light dark fruit notes. Taste is big on the sweetness, rum is light, except for the phenol alcohol, big fruitiness, sweet, big boozy burn. Wow, definitely a plethora as the bottle implies.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7344) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 20, 2014
750mL bottle pours with a mahogany colored body that supports a thin tan head of foam. The aroma offers up brown sugar coated prunes and dates and figs and then it gets into boozy and rum like notes. The taste is similar with a rich mix of prunes, raisins, dates and figs swimming in a brown sugar and molasses sea of sweetness. This then slides into smooth boozy rum sweetness that blends well with the fruity esters that are going on. Overall this is a great tasty sipper but it seems to be something you need to be in the mood for to really enjoy its silky smooth rich sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (2070) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle poured a dark rich brown in color with a small bit of head that fell right off. Aroma has dark fruit, sweet boozy rum, dark sugars, vanilla, and dried pit fruit. Mouth feel coats with sugars and the carbonation is on the lower side. Flavor is quite the bruiser, heavy dark sugars, molasses, raisins, rum barrels, and plenty of heat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thomashall (214) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle shared at Darkness day. Pours dark brown almost black. Smells boozey with caramel notes. Taste of sweet dark fruits with really smooth finish. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (7470) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bomber. Slick brown pour. Wood, vanilla, plum. Caramel and toffee. So much going on here. And it’s excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (8172) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
Bottled 1 pt 9.4 fl oz, at rlgk + Aniela tasting, USA comes to Göteborg 2014, on October 18, 2014.
Thanks to tkrjukoff!
Clear dark reddish brown color, small head. Alcohol, solvents scent, vanilla and spicy. Sweet, solvents, sugary, alcohol, raisin taste. Raisin, sweet aftertaste. Smooth rich mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

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